What we do
The Office of Sustainability (OOS) works with partners around the City to improve quality of life in all Philadelphia neighborhoods, reduce the City’s carbon emissions, and prepare Philadelphia for a hotter, wetter future.
OOS is responsible for implementing Greenworks Philadelphia, the City’s comprehensive sustainability plan, which is made up of eight visions:
- Accessible food and drinking water
- Healthy outdoor and indoor air
- Clean and efficient energy
- Climate-prepared and carbon-neutral communities
- Quality natural resources
- Accessible, affordable, and safe transportation
- Zero Waste
- Engaged students, stewards, and workers
Energy BenchmarkingWorking to cut energy waste in Philadelphia’s largest buildings by tracking and reporting citywide building performance.
Philadelphia Solar RebateEncouraging property owners to install solar through a one-time rebate payment from the City.
Jun16EventPlastic Bag Ban Business Information Session10:30 am to 11:30 amDigital (Zoom)Event
Plastic Bag Ban Business Information SessionJune 16, 202110:30 am to 11:30 am, 1 hourDigital (Zoom)map
The Department of Commerce will be offering a series of virtual information sessions for business owners who are interested in learning more about how to comply with the requirements.
Register for one of three webinars, which will be offered on April 14, May 12, and June 16 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Each webinar will provide an overview of the plastic bag ban legislation and its requirements. Attendees will then have an opportunity to ask questions.
Register to attend one of the information sessions below: